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A career with PLA allows you advance access to justice for low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia.



Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) seeks to immediately hire a full-time paralegal to work with low-income Philadelphia tenants in danger of losing their homes. This position is expected to be funded for one year.

Paralegal, Medical-Legal-Community Partnership

The Medical-Legal-Community Partnership (MLCP), a program of Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA), seeks to hire a paralegal to become part of a unique legal care team.

AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunity

Philadelphia Legal Assistance is seeking qualified, enthusiastic applicants for an AmeriCorps VISTA position in the PHENND Fellows program.

General Intake Unit Paralegal

PLA seeks to immediately hire a full time paralegal for its General Intake Unit. The unit consists of three paralegals and a part time paralegal fellow who are currently supervised by one of PLA’s Managing Attorneys.

Staff Attorney, Medical Legal Community Partnership

PLA seeks a candidate for the position of MLCP Attorney

AmeriCorps VISTA

Each year PLA hosts AmeriCorps VISTAs through the PHENND Fellows program.